tralac Annual Conference 2023
A Practical and Realistic Agenda for the AfCFTA
The 2023 tralac Annual Conference took place on 18-19 May 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda. Several matters associated with Africa’s integration and trade agenda, including international geo-politics in what President Biden has called the “decisive decade”, were discussed. We focused, in particular, on developments in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) negotiations and implementation.
tralac Newsletter | April 2023
In this tralac Newsletter, we outline notable recent developments affecting the global trade and climate landscape. We also take a look at South Africa’s electricity crisis and the Southern African Development Community’s negotiations on trade in services.
Save the date! The 2023 tralac Annual Conference will take place on 18-19 May in Kigali, Rwanda.
tralac Regional Resources
tralac maintains a collection of regional and national trade-related resources and policy documents, including copies of the texts and annexes of regional trade agreements from the African RECs, the AfCFTA, TFTA and African Union.
We also offer resources on Africa’s global trade relations, including the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with the EU, BRICS trade, and Brexit.
tralac promotes active debate on trade law and policy issues in Africa. This involves monitoring trade negotiations, interpretation of agreements, contribution to debates and discussions on trade developments.
Our research is presented in trade briefs, working papers, trade reports and books, among others.